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Aaron Hernandez sits in the courtroom of the Attleboro District Court during his hearing on Aug. 22, 2013 in North Attleboro, Mass. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Aaron Hernandez Loses Effort to Dismiss Charges

A judge has rejected a motion to dismiss charges against Aaron Hernandez stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.

07/25/2014

Researchers say a single-celled parasite commonly found in cat intestines can help train the body's immune system to attack cancer cells. (DANIEL SORABJI/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers: Cat Poop Could Help Fight Cancer

A micro-organism found in feline feces might help the body’s immune system destroy cancer cells.

07/24/2014

A student works on an exam. (credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey: 17 Percent Of Harvard’s Graduating Class Admits To Cheating

According to a survey, 17 percent of Harvard University’s graduating class admitted to cheating in a class while attending the school.

07/23/2014

MIT Holds Memorial Service For Security Officer Killed By Terror Suspects

Arrest Made In Bombing Related Killing Of MIT Police Officer

By DENISE LAVOIE   Associated Press    BOSTON (AP) _ A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer […]

07/22/2014

A three months old puppy waits for a check-up by a vet. (Photo by Getty Images)

Dem Senators’ Bill Would Require Veterinarians To Write Prescriptions

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, along with New York Sen. Charles Schumer, would like to see a change in how pet owners can get prescriptions for their pets.

07/22/2014

(Photo credit  JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Ticketed $100 For Helping Stranded Ducklings On The Road

A woman was ticketed $100 by state police after she stopped in the median of a highway to help ducklings that were stranded.

07/22/2014

An increase in great white shark sightings has meant a frenzy of sight seers along the Massachusetts coast. (Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Shark Sightings Off Cape Cod A Boon For Tourism

Shark-themed clothing and souvenirs have been flying off the shelves of Cape businesses.

07/22/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Holds Election Night Party

Protesters Greet Christie In Greenwich

After receiving a warm welcome in Iowa last week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was met by angry protests Monday evening during a trip to Greenwich to campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley.

07/21/2014

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Missing New Hampshire Teen Home After 9 Months

15-year-old girl who disappeared while on her way from school has been reunited with her family, say authorities.

07/21/2014

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